I am suffering from lower backbone and knee pain, please suggest me the remedy
Hi, from last one year i m facing lot of problems relating to my lower back especially right side of my lower back. Due to this back problem there is lot of pain in my right leg knee. I took medicines and doctor told me that the nerve which passes through the joint of the back which goes to the right foot get trapped between the joints this the reason of the pain. Can u advice what is the problem in my back bone as i m fed up of the pain and i can bare this any more.
Your problems sound like mine. I was diagnosed to have disc prolapse. I am fine now after physiotherapy sessions and use of lumbar belt that my doctor prescribed me. Try asking your doctor for the same.
Back pain may be from spondylitis , arthritis of facets , disc prolapse , nerve impingement or muscles...some uncommon but not rare causes are infection & tumors.
Back pain with leg pain is usually due to radiating pain of pressure on nerves.
Don't neglect if there is numbness and tingling or weakness in muscles or bladder bowel dysfunction.
Please get MRI of spine done after baseline X rays and blood Investigations. It costs about 200 USD in India. Once we find out exact cause we can treat the problem in a true way.
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